On Thursday, June 27, 2002 at 19:03, Chris W. Parker wrote: CWP> 2. i'm looking for an article that i once read about using FSO to send CWP> email instead of the CDONTS. for example instead of creating the email CWP> through script you write a text file to an SMTP directory so that server CWP> can take care of the mail at it's own pace. as it stands now, i'm trying CWP> to send up to five emails one right after the in an .asp file. however CWP> only the first one is coming through and i think it might be because CWP> they are being fired too quickly. does anyone know what article i'm CWP> talking about? or be able to give me instructions (example) on how i can CWP> use the FSO to do this? if you're running on win2K you can get CDO to do this for you. something like (watch for wrapping): ' include this at the top of your file: <!--metadata type="typelib" uuid="CD000000-8B95-11D1-82DB-00C04FB1625D" name="CDO for Windows 2000 Type Library" --> set objEmail = Server.CreateObject("CDO.Message") set objConf = Server.CreateObject("CDO.Configuration") set objFields = objConf.Fields objFields.Item(cdoSendUsingMethod) = cdoSendUsingPickup objFields.Item(cdoSMTPServerPickupDirectory) = "d:\inetpub\mailroot\Pickup" objFields.Item(cdoFlushBuffersOnWrite) = true ' if you want to send via a port... ' objFields.Item(cdoSendUsingMethod) = cdoSendUsingPort ' objFields.Item(cdoSMTPServer) = "your smtp server here" ' if you need to authenticate ' objFields.Item(cdoSMTPAuthenticate) = cdoBasic ' objFields.Item(cdoSendUserName) = "" ' objFields.Item(cdoSendPassword) = "" objFields.Item(cdoSendUserReplyEmailAddress) = sFrom objFields.Item(cdoSendEmailAddress) = sFrom objFields.Update set objEmail.Configuration = objConf objEmail.From = sFrom objEmail.Subject = sSubject if len(sAttach) > 0 then objEmail.AddAttachment sAttach if inStr(lcase(sEmail), "<html") > 0 then objEmail.HTMLBody = sEmail else objEmail.TextBody = sEmail objEmail.To = """" & strToName & """ <" & strToAddress & ">""" objEMail.Send set objEmail = nothing set objFields = nothing set objConf = nothing the documentation on msdn is pretty good for this. hth, darren.